Chicago South Side

Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama may be everything for most Black women but she means all that much more to the young girls and grown-ass women from her native South Side of Chicago; Harlem, New York; Southeast DC; North Philly; South Central L.A. and all the hoods in-between.

City officials and community leaders are fearing the worst, saying that the heightened gun violence will only increase over the summer

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]